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Ben and Stephen and Nick

A quiz on some of my favorite modern British authors. Nothing too high-brow here - what these men have in common is readability and wit.
Average
10 Q
agony
Aug 24 05
2673 plays
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London In Literature

Naturally enough, a lot of English literature is concerned with the capital, and many authors are intimately associated with the city. Here is a quiz on London in literature from the fourteenth to the twentieth centuries.
Tough
15 Q
TabbyTom
Nov 20 02
2427 plays
3
Famous First Words : Great British Novels

This is the second installment in my "Famous First Words" series. I'll give you some clues, then the first line of a British novel, you just pick the title and author. Watch out: in question ten, I'll give you the author, you pick the novel!
Average
10 Q
thula2
Sep 11 12
813 plays
4
Writer's Bloc

There is writer's block, and then there is a writer's bloc, an informal grouping of writers with a common association, in this case, all British. See if you can put together these authors or their works from the clues and pictures provided.
Average
10 Q
CmdrK
Nov 27 14
426 plays
5
Yup, English and Irish Lit

Here are some questions on English and Irish writers, their works, etc., all trivialized for your safety and enjoyment. Enjoy!
Tough
15 Q
Lofgeornost
Nov 18 01
1725 plays
6
Let Me Go Look

You might mutter these words as you delve into your collection of books to see who started their books with these words. This collection of words come from the start of various novels all written by British authors. Let's see which ones you recognise.
Average
10 Q
suomy
Sep 25 13
420 plays
7
Scottish Literature

Robert Burns is possibly the most famous Scottish writer but there are plenty of others, see how well you know them.
Average
15 Q
alan03
Dec 12 03
831 plays
8
Do You Know Your Early British Novels?

This quiz will cover only British novels (no poetry) up to the Modernist period. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
cotton804
May 01 09
1722 plays
9
English Lit 101

See if you can recall facts about authors, poets and their works found in literature from the British Isles.
Tough
10 Q
debodun
Jun 12 11
732 plays
10
A Very British Book

There are books by British writers that are universal. Then there are books by British writers that reflect Britain in a particular time or period with astounding clarity.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Dec 06 14
486 plays
11
For Your Ayes Only

Aye, laddie - or lassie, as the case may be - a quiz about Scottish literature. Scottish authors, Scottish subjects, or Scottish settings. A wee bit of everything Scots related.
Average
10 Q
daver852
Sep 25 13
399 plays
12
A Pictorial Guide to British Literature

A quiz about some popular British authors and their works, with pictorial clues to help you answer.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jan 01 15
552 plays
13
London Literary Allusions

You will need to know some literary history to do well in this quiz.
Difficult
10 Q
londoneye98
Jun 27 11
369 plays
14
Writers From Wales

Wales is a small country which has produced its share of well-known writers, poets and playwrights. Your challenge is to identify them from my clues.
Average
10 Q
bracklaman
Apr 18 06
627 plays
15
A Picture of British Lit!

Using the pictures as clues, can you identify some of my all-time favorite books from English literature?
Average
10 Q
coachpauly
Dec 08 14
627 plays
16
If All Else Fails

If all else fails, I can count on a good book from my home nation to take me to a better place. Here are some British favourites for you to peruse. Beware! Some plot spoilers lie in wait...
Average
10 Q
malik24
Sep 25 13
369 plays
17
Opening Lines from British Books

I will give you the opening line/s and name of the author. You should then choose from which of that author's books the quote has been taken.
Tough
10 Q
rubytops
Feb 19 12
483 plays
18
Post-War British Literature

After Second World War there were important changes in British Literature. There were the Angry Young Men. There were the voices from the ex-Empire.See for yourself what you still remember of those recent 'past times'.
Tough
10 Q
flem-ish
Nov 08 01
1185 plays
19
Brit Lit Puzzler

A brief tour of some British authors and their works. Your task is, using the photographic clue and any hints, to work out who they are or what they wrote.
Average
10 Q
suomy
Dec 07 14
510 plays
20
19th Century British Lit

Your high school teacher would be so proud... or not!
Very Difficult
20 Q
sampras
Mar 19 01
2193 plays
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